picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Aug 22–24

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

08/20/2014 By Michael Hardy

Art

Beautifying Houston

Jo Ann Fleischauer's installation at Art League Houston is inspired by brightly-plumed birds-of-paradise.

08/19/2014 By Adam Castañeda

nostalgia

The Top Houston Art Galleries of 1976

From the avant-garde to the kitsch, from contemporary photography to 16th century prints, the late-'70s Houston art scene had it all—including a gallery called Mr. Indian.

08/18/2014 By Michael Hardy

exhibition

Top African American History Collection Comes to Houston

The Kinsey Collection, now on view at the Houston Museum of African American Culture, documents 400 years of history.

08/12/2014 By Michael Hardy

Slideshow

The Prolific Mural Work of Anat Ronen

From bars to freeways to elementary schools, muralist Anat Ronen’s work is all over Houston—you just might not realize it.

08/03/2014

Menil Collection

Searching For Beauty in the Human Heartbeat at the Menil

Art has always been about matters of the heart, but artist Dario Robleto takes that literally with his new show at the Menil.

08/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

Bayougraphy

A Heated Discussion with the City’s Hottest Muralist

You’ve seen Anat Ronen’s work all over Houston—you just might not know it.

08/03/2014 By John Lomax Photography by Collin Kelly

VISUAL ART

Valentina Kisseleva and the Art of Stagnation

New exhibition explores Brezhnev era in Soviet Union through the eyes of an artist.

08/01/2014 By Peter Holley

fashion

Bead-Bombing Montrose Blvd.

The Art League Houston will soon be sporting 350,000 acrylic beads.

07/10/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 11–13

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

07/09/2014 By Michael Hardy

Critical analysis

Michael Brown Had the Worst Art Collection in Houston

The sybaritic hand surgeon's paintings and sculptures went on the auction block this weekend. And yes, they're as hideous as you imagine.

07/01/2014 By Michael Hardy

Q & A

13 Impertinent Questions for an English Lord

The Seventh Marquess of Cholmondeley discusses the new MFAH exhibition devoted to his country house.

06/26/2014 Photography by Michael Hardy

BAYOU CITY HIPPIE LORE

Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby?

Leafing through the amazing pages of Houston's short-lived Age of Aquarius rock magazine.

06/25/2014 By John Lomax

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: June 13–15

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

06/11/2014 By Michael Hardy

Fashion

Review: The De Menils' Favorite Designer Gets His Close-Up

Couturier Charles James's stunning dresses and furniture go on display at the Menil Collection.

06/05/2014 By Joseph Campana

Museum District Guide

Slideshow: The Museum District in Ten Objects

A guide to finding the Berlin Wall and other pieces of history

06/02/2014 By Michael Hardy Photography by Lucky 11 Studios

In-Town Travel

Take a Staycation: How to Spend 48 Hours in the Museum District

Ditch the car, grab your clubs, and come hungry

06/02/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Museum District Guide

The 7 Exhibitions You Really Can’t Afford to Miss

Exhibitions are fleeting—make sure to catch these while before they leave town.

06/02/2014 By Michael Hardy

Slideshow

A Guide to Hermann Park’s Centennial Art Installations

Hermann Park celebrates its 100th birthday with five special public exhibitions.

06/02/2014

Hermann Park at 100

Slideshow: Hermann Park’s Centennial Art Installations

Hermann Park celebrates its 100th birthday with five special public exhibitions.

06/02/2014 By John Lomax